The U.S. watches nervously as tensions rise between China and Japan. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
For more than a year, Chris Bayer, a Canadian student, waited tables alongside Chinese migrant workers in a restaurant in Shanghai. While there he received an intimate glimpse of what work life is like for millions in mainland China.
At least 36 people died when a tanker carrying methanol collided with a passenger bus early Sunday morning in northern China, state media reported.
Scroll through Kickstarter, and you'll get a kick out the sheer variety of projects with tin cups in hand.
A group representing international companies in China has warned members that police in Beijing, Hebei and Shandong have required international firms to purchase Internet monitoring devices or risk having their connections cut.
A Chinese court finds Gu Kailai guilty of fatally poisoning a British businessman last year. CNN's Stan Grant reports
One of the most watched cases in China in the last few decades reached a conclusion of sorts on August 20th as Gu Kailai was declared guilty of murder and sentenced to death with a two-year suspension, meaning an almost certain commutation.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassilvea reports on the stunts made by Chinese and Japanese activists to lay claim to a disputed island.
Funny, personable, attractive and charismatic are just some of the words used to describe Gu Kailai.
Two Tibetans set themselves on fire on Monday, adding to a string of self-immolations in protest against Chinese rule in the troubled region, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) and various media reports.
U.S. stocks were headed for a weak open Friday following disappointing economic data from China that heightened fears about a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
Anna Coren speaks to NYU's Jerome Cohen about China's legal system ahead of sensational murder trial verdict
Chinese export and import growth slowed markedly last month, flashing warning signals about both the domestic and the global economy.
CNN's Jonathan Mann talks to Olympic swimming coach Ken Wood about China's increasing dominance in the pool.
China unveils a new standard that would cut rare earth production capacity, as CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.
China will cut production of rare earths -- minerals vital for technology makers worldwide -- by 20%, a move that threatens to inflame trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Christiane Amanpour's Brief looks at the Bo Xilai scandal in China.
Typhoon Haikui slammed into the east coast of China on Wednesday morning, pummeling the area around the business metropolis of Shanghai with heavy wind and rain.
Twenty-five people were rescued on Saturday in the typhoon-hit northeast Liaoning Province, the local media reported.
China is rallying around fallen hurdler Liu Xiang Wednesday after he failed to make it past the first-round heat for a second consecutive Olympics. The sympathetic response was a stark contrast to the public outcry over his high-profile withdrawal from the Beijing 2008 Games.
When Guo Shuqing became China's top securities regulator in October, investors hoped that he would bring a reformist zeal to the job that would help break the stock market's two-year losing streak.
China and ASEAN are at odds over which countries can truly claim South China Sea waters. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.
China blasted the United States on Saturday for its recent public criticism and urging of diplomacy to address territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying the U.S. statement shows "total disregard for the facts" and sends "a seriously wrong message."
From elephant pedicures to the hipsters Olympics, here's a roundup from CNN's global affiliates.
From elephants getting pedicures to hipsters holding their own Olympics, here's a look at some recent stories from CNN's affiliates around the world that are interesting, unique or just plain bizarre.
Chinese badminton player Yu Yang quits the sport after being disqualified for match throwing. Jaime Florcruz reports.
Eight female badminton players were disqualified from the Olympics this week for apparently trying to throw their matches to secure a favorable draw.
It has been called the first "Twitter Olympics," but in China -- where the government has long blocked the popular U.S.-based social media site -- the London Games are undoubtedly the first "Weibo Olympics."
The controversy over the dual Olympic gold performances by Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen has been decried by China as a case of Western pettiness.
How on earth could a teenage swimmer at her first Olympic Games knock five full seconds off her previous best performance? That's what has left so many people scratching their heads after watching China's Ye Shiwen smash the world record in the women's 400-meter individual medley.
A Chinese rickshaw driver has been given a ticket to London's Olympic opening ceremony after pedaling from China.
CNN's Andrew Stevens takes a look at how Hong Kong is holding its own against China 15 years after the handover.
Bloomberg's news website remains blocked by China's state censors a full month after it detailed the riches amassed by the family of Xi Jinping, the man who is expected to be the country's next president.
China had cause for a double celebration on Saturday after winning their first ever swimming gold medal as well as setting a new world record in the women's 400m medley.
As the drama surrounding one of the Chinese Communist Party's most high-profile politicians, Bo Xilai, unfolds with all the twists of a soap opera, attention has zoomed in again on his wife, Gu Kailai, the woman likened by some as the "Jackie Kennedy of China" and who is now officially charged with murder.
CNN's Steven Jiang reports on speculation the death toll from the weekend flood in Beijing could be much higher.
More rain was forecast for flood-hit Beijing Wednesday, as residents continued clearing debris from the weekend deluge amid signs government censors were doing their own mop-up job on social media.
When a mainland Chinese tourist heard about a bookstore in Hong Kong that sold books banned by Beijing, he knew he had to check it out.
A newly published edition of an authoritative Chinese dictionary has come under fire for leaving out the homosexual definition of a word commonly used to refer to gay men and lesbians.
U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed Tuesday as a report showing an improvement in Chinese manufacturing offset ongoing worries about Europe.
What has been described as the "heaviest rain in six decades" left at least 37 people dead and raised criticism about Beijing's infrastructure and the government's response to disasters.
Chinese emergency workers are lowered into rushing floodwaters to rescue a trapped man in Luzhou City, China.
China's manufacturing sector is clawing its way back towards growth in July, according to a survey that suggests government policies to support the economy are starting to work.
A Caucasian American businessman gets into a cab in Beijing. At first he's relieved-- the last few taxis passed straight by him, which is not unusual-- it can be difficult for non-Chinese nationals to get a cab. But then comes an uncomfortable question from the driver: "Isn't it difficult living in a country with so many black people?"
Last week United States senators expressed dismay and outrage to learn that the uniforms for American Olympians were produced in China. But this is not new. For years unrestrained globalization has seen textile and clothing multinationals race to the bottom in the search for cheaper and cheaper production.
Soledad O'Brien and the Starting Point team weigh in on the new Olympic uniforms for the USA team being made in China.
An 18-year-old Tibetan monk set himself on fire in a monastery in China's Sichuan province, according to advocacy organizations and the Tibetan government in exile.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao calls for efforts to strengthen China's economic growth. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.
China's property market rebounded in June, with housing prices rising in many of the country's major cities for the first time in a year following government moves to stimulate the economy.
Patriotism, it has been said, is the last refuge of scoundrels. Indeed, with 86% of the American public disapproving of Congress' performance, refuge-seeking politicians have wrapped themselves in the flag to denounce the fact that the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms were manufactured in China.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is defending sponsor Ralph Lauren's uniforms for the opening ceremonies at the London Games after it was revealed that American athletes will be wearing clothing manufactured in China.
A 13-year-old boy is in intensive care in Beijing after two adults assaulted him by releasing compressed air into his body using a mechanical pump at an automobile repair shop.
Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.
A newly appointed Catholic bishop who publicly resigned from the body that oversees China's state-sanctioned church has reportedly been detained.
Chinese police intercepted more than 3,600 crocodiles last week that were destined for dinner plates in the country's Guangdong province.
Every so often, grassroots activism succeeds in China.
Bowing to intense pressure from local residents, authorities in a southwestern Chinese city abandoned plans to build a controversial billion-dollar chemical plant, the local government announced Tuesday afternoon.
U.S. stocks pointed to a flat open Monday, as investors waded through economic reports from Europe and China ahead of U.S. manufacturing data.
Four years after hosting the 2008 Summer Games, Beijing's Olympic legacy appears to be a lasting one.
Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday as Chinese President Hu Jintao visited the former British colony to mark the 15th anniversary of its return to Beijing rule.
A U.S. firm, through its Canadian subsidiary, illegally sent military software to China. CNN's David Ariosto reports.
Chinese tourists are snapping up luxury goods and NY high end shops are courting their business. Felicia Taylor reports.
In 1842, when Hong Kong became a British crown colony after the first Opium War, it was described by a very unimpressed UK Foreign Secretary, Lord Palmerston, as a barren rock with nary a house on it.
CNN's Stan Grant explains what the completion of this ambitious mission means for the future of China's space program.
China plans to create a special zone to experiment with currency convertibility in Shenzhen, the city where it introduced key economic reforms three decades ago.
China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft returned to Earth on Friday, completing an ambitious mission that notched up a series of breakthroughs for the country, including putting its first woman in orbit.
China's Shenzhou-9 crew members emerge from a capsule after completing a mission to space.
CNN's Richard Quest talks to the EU's ambassador to China about the business relationship between China and the EU.
Europe's trade with China is being stymied by barriers including a lack of transparency and opaque business environment, according to European Union's ambassador to China.
The story of a woman in China forced to have an abortion has intensified. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout explains.
The family members of a Chinese woman forced to abort her pregnancy at a late stage say they are being harassed by local officials despite an investigation into the case by the authorities.
From earthly orbit to the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, China has notched up two more firsts for the country's ambitious sea and space exploration programs.
China's space plans are ambitious, incremental and extensive. Should Americans be worried that China will overtake us in both space exploration and military capability in space?
China's most famous dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, was being harassed by police and warned to stay away from a planned court appearance on Wednesday, he said.
Chinese authorities order shut down of dissident artist Ai Weiwei's live webcams shortly after he spoke to CNN's Anna Coren
CNN's Eunice Yoon discusses the mission and the significance of China's first female in space.
China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft successfully docked with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space laboratory on Monday, completing the next step in the country's ambitious space mission.
China plans its first manned docking in space, which former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao describes as a big step.
China made history Saturday when it launched a spacecraft sending the nation's first female astronaut in space.
On Saturday at 6:37 p.m. (6:37 a.m. ET), China is scheduled to launch its first female astronaut into space as part of a three-person crew.
China will launch its historic space docking mission Saturday along with its first female astronaut in space.
A toddler dangles by her head from a four-story building in China as a daring rescuer assists her.
Amid continued nationwide outrage, Chinese authorities issued a rare public apology Thursday to a woman who was forced to have a late-term abortion, and suspended three local officials involved in the incident.
China has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sources of international buyers for US real estate -- in what some see as a sign that China's rich are increasingly seeking to take their money out of the country.
Some 6.8 million college students will graduate in China this summer, an exhilarating time for students and their families alike.
China's historic spacecraft docking mission this month will involve a female astronaut, state-run Xinhua reported.
China aims to get its citizens one step closer to the moon this month.
Workers at Foxconn, which makes products for companies including Apple, have rioted at an employee dormitory in China, a Taiwanese news site reported Thursday.
A surprise rate cut by China's central bank and a successful bond auction by Spain cheered investors around the globe Thursday and had U.S. stocks poised to build on the previous day's rally.
The heads of state of Russia, China and four Central Asian partner nations signed a statement Thursday opposing outside intervention in Syria and Iran.
Gary Locke is the new U.S. ambassador to China, and he's finding one aspect of Beijing very challenging: air quality.
China reiterated its opposition Thursday to the publication of air pollution readings in Chinese cities by foreign embassies and dismissed suggestions that it release similar figures for U.S. cities.
Google's executive chairman discusses the spread of misinformation online in modern warfare.
Google has started warning users when it thinks they may be targets of government-sponsored hackers, the Internet giant announced.
"Does this mean I must now carry my passport everyday?" my wife Ana wondered aloud with a mix of bemusement and exasperation.
An anti-foreigner backlash grows as China cracks down on "illegal visitors". CNN's Stan Grant reports.
French President-elect Francois Hollande wants to reduce the country's reliance on nuclear power.
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